Highlights, reaction from KU volleyball's regional final NCAA Tournament victory


The Kansas University volleyball team is headed to the program's first ever Final Four, next week in Omaha, thanks to a thrilling five-set victory over top seed USC on Saturday night in San Diego.

After winning the first two sets with some elite volleyball, the Jayhawks fell flat in sets 3 and 4 and needed a wild comeback to pull out set 5. Trailing 13-9 in the fifth and decisive set, KU ripped off six straight points to stun USC and take the match.

The Jayhawks now will play fourth-seeded Nebraska in Omaha on Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. central time. The winner advances to the national title match to face the winner of the Texas-Minnesota showdown.

Be sure to check out throughout the upcoming week for all kinds of KU volleyball coverage.

For now, here's a quick look at some highlights and interviews from San Diego.


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